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Currency of Countries | World Currencies

This article “Currency of Countries” will provide you introduce you to currencies in the world countries. There are more than 170 currencies being used around the world today. We tried to show currencies by grouping. Currencies in countries order are difficult to remember. Countries with the similar currencies are grouped here. So...

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Five Oceans of the World

This general knowledge article is about "Five Oceans of the World" intro. Name of the Five Oceans Followings are the Five oceans of the world ranked by size. Pacific Ocean Atlantic Ocean Indian Ocean Arctic Ocean Southern Ocean The Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean is the largest Ocean in ...

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Geography of Kazakhstan

In this general knowledge article, we shall have a brief intro of a large and mysterious country. It is the largest central Asian country. It is the world ninth largest country. Kazakhstan is the largest country apart from Russia which was part of former the Soviet Union. Largest Landlocked Country Kazakhstan is the largest landlocked...

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World Largest Landlocked Country - Kazakhstan

In this general knowledge article, we shall have a brief intro of a large central Asian country 'Kazakhstan'. Historically the region remained inhabited by nomadic people. Later in the 18th and 19th century, Russian took over it gradually. In the 20th century, it became part of Soviet Union. In 1991, with the fall of Soviet Union, It ...

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What is Hemisphere | Equator | Prime Meridian | Hemispheres Facts

What is Hemisphere? Earth is a sphere and half of the sphere is called hemisphere. Now if the earth is divided horizontally into two halves from the equator the Northern half is called Northern Hemisphere whereas southern half is called Southern hemisphere. Now if we take hemisphere of earth from the meridian line (Greenwich, Engl...

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James Madison Facts | Father of Constitution

James Madison was another US president who was nation founding father as well. He was born on March 16, 1751 in Virginia in the house quite rich landowner. Fourth US President He was the Fourth US president. He served as secretary of state during the presidency of Thomas Jefferson. Father of Constitution 'James Madison'...

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World Top 10 Largest Peninsulas

Earlier in the following articles, we have covered European, Asian and North American peninsulas. This article is about other continent notable peninsulas and top ten largest peninsulas in the world. European peninsulas Asian Peninsulas  North American Peninsulas African Peninsulas Sinai Pen...

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Florida Peninsula & North American Peninsulae

The earlier peninsulas related articles are about Asian Peninsulas and European Peninsulas. This article covers major peninsulas of North America. Florida Peninsula Florida peninsula is located in the south-east of mainland USA. Most of the Florida state is part of this peninsula. During the Pre-Colombian era, the penin...

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Arabian Peninsula and Major Asian Peninsulae

In the earlier article on the peninsula I described that peninsula is a piece of land surrounded by water from three sides, also covered the European peninsulas. Now we’ll see Asian peninsulas briefly.  Arabian Peninsula Arabian Peninsula is world largest peninsula. Saudi Arab, Yemen, Oman, Qatar, UAE and Kuwait are all par...

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Brazil History

In my earlier post  History of Brazil, I covered Brazil history briefly till 1800. In this writing, I'll try to present a snapshot of the onward history of Brazil Brazin Independence At the start of 19th century, Napoleon captured Portugal. Portuguese king with all its court moved to Brazil. Now Rio De Janeiro (pronounced as ...

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